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Chronic And Communicable Diseases
If carrying twins: Twins may or may not be at risk of the blood vessels from which they get nutrition and oxygen from the mother being shared. This sort of scan is intended to help determine that. If there is such sharing then there is risk of a "twin-twin transfusion" that can cause severe problems, usually for the baby that receives too much blood. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Treated w/laser glaucoma open angle, unsuccessful. Now on Xalatan generic and timoptic. Is there any new treatment? 83 y.O. Male w/ open angle glaucoma; 40 years chronicity. Reccomendation?
Yes: This is a very good but complicated question.You have not given me nearly enough information to render an opinion.If you are hoping to discontinue your eye drops there are several newer surgical procedures which might work. Talk to your eye doctor about these options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Communicable disease: By definition, communicable diseases require communication or contact between human beings for transmission. Classic examples are influenza & sexually transmitted diseases/infections. So are ship-board diarrheal illnesses. But cellulitis or skin/tissue infection isn't considered communicable. There's also interspecies transmission such as bird flu & rabies which are communicable from animal to hum ...Read more
Worsening Airflow: This describes the result of repeated pulmonary irritations. Impaired air exchange leads to other chronic problems too. So, it is not a pleasant diagnosis as it tends to worsen. People who address it asap can definitely slow, maybe even stop the progress. Lifestyle changes and chronic disease self-mgmt groups are very helpful - find one! http://patienteducation.Stanford.Edu/programs/cdsmp.Html. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unlikely.: Unclear what the actual diagnosis that was provided. However most diseases with the name 'chronic' are likely not terminal as in a prognosis of months. If talking about chronic thromboembolism that leads to pulmonary hypertension then need to discuss with your lung doctor. As with most diseases, it depends on the cause and is the cause reversible or controllable or not. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cause of comm diseas: Cause of communicable diseases? Illness transferred from one person to another by exchanging bodily fluids ,such as HIV, hepatitis. "germs" get 2 ur mouth from a sick person who touched something before u. Or in air from a cough or sneeze. Or food you eat prepared by one who did not wash hands after BM. Worms come thur feet/food. Ticks, fleas, etc can inject u when they bite u. Goggle this. ...Read more
See CDC website: Too many to name here...I suggest that you contact the center for disease control...They will have common listings for you. You might also reference the merk manual. ...Read more
Another cause: The pace of change in today's world is accelerating, and it is hard for people who were barely organized to begin with to keep up! more gadgets and devices, more channels of communication, more legal concerns, more venues for self expression and more choices in just about everything. Good systems make it possible to bring order out of chaos. Life used to be simplerold systems may not be enough. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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